Updated: 04/12/2005 - Roads are getting a lot of attention in Belvidere these days; specifically, the roads around the Belvidere Chrysler plant.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - In the battle against drug addiction, many believe we're losing, but agencies like Rosecrance Substance Abuse Center continue the fight, and Monday night Academy Award winning actor Richard Dreyfuss is joining them.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - Illinois farmers are taking advantage of the nice spring weather. Corn planters are rolling in much of the state.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - The debate over medical malpractice legislation at the state Capitol remains plagued by political and logistical pitfalls more than a year after it first surfaced.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - The daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon has been tapped to serve on the Illinois Gaming Board, but there's a hitch.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants Internet phone users to be able to access 9-1-1 services.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - With his company arriving home to the stateline from Iraq, loved ones of Belvidere's fallen Marine, Lance Corporal Branden Ramey, reflect on his sacrifice.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - The streets of Rockford have not been quite for the past 24 hours.
Updated: 04/11/2005 - Hydrant flushing is set to start this week.
Updated: 04/10/2005 - The jackpot in the Illinois State Lottery's Lotto game has grown to $33 million.
Updated: 04/10/2005 - After serving seven months in Iraq, more than 400 Marine reservists are back home Sunday.
Updated: 04/10/2005 - Rockford hosts a special conference for the first time that focuses on how to keep us safe during special events.
Updated: 04/10/2005 - With increasingly balmy weather, more and more people are headed to the local home and garden store to put their green thumbs to work. Dial 987-HELP for a master gardener.
Updated: 04/08/2005 - Back in September, painkiller Vioxx was taken off the market, and now Bextra. With these two drugs off the market, there are few drugs to turn to, and now the FDA is putting stronger warning labels on common over the counter medications like Advil and Aleve.
Updated: 04/08/2005 - Pope John Paul II, a symbol of humanity and devotion who was honored and loved by millions, the world now mourns, and Poland has said goodbye to its favorite native son.
Updated: 04/08/2005 - Locally, heads bowed and hands joined in prayer in papal remembrance. Hundreds gathered at St. Peter's Cathedral in downtown Rockford for a special mass Friday morning.
Updated: 04/08/2005 - The Illinois Senate approved an overhaul of the state's methamphetamine laws Friday.
Updated: 04/08/2005 - Discount stores operator ShopKo Stores Inc., with several stores in the stateline, said Friday that it has agreed to be bought by a private equity firm for about $715 million.